Southwest Baked Eggs

RECIPE TYPE Breakfast
DIET Vegetarian
It’s no surprise how much I love chiles. A quick glance at most of my recipes and you will see I have snuck them into everything from cocktails to popsicles. So, I was shocked that I had no chile and egg recipes: it’s one of my favorite combinations! Something had to be done about it. Well…here my southwest baked eggs.
|Written August 3, 2013

INGREDIENTS

  • ¼ cup red onions, minced
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ⅛ cup cilantro, chopped
SERVINGS4 servings
TOTAL TIME25minutes
PREP5minutes
COOK20minutes

Southwest Baked Egg

1.  Husk the corn by starting at the top of the ear, where the hair-like silk pokes out, and peel away each leafy layer (the husks). Then remove the silk. Doing this under running water can make it a lot easier.

Fresh Corn

1

Now remove the kernels from the cob using a sharp knife, being careful to not cut the cob itself.

Corn
3. In a small frying pan, warm half of the olive oil and lightly sweat the 1/4 cup red onion and minced garlic for a couple of minutes over a medium low heat. Divide it amongst the four ramekins.

2

Using the same pan, add half of the remaining olive oil and let’s cook the corn. Turn the heat up to medium-high and add in the cup of fresh corn kernels. Cook for a couple minutes until the corn turns from yellow to gold. Divide it amongst the four ramekins.

Sauteed Corn

3

Use the remaining olive oil to sear the tomatoes. Divide those amongst the four ramekins.

Cherry Tomatoes

4

Add in the four roasted green chiles. I left them whole and just hooked the stem over the side but you could also chop them up.

Green Chile Bake

5

Crack an egg into each ramekin then place the ramekins on a baking sheet. Bake for about 15 minutes until the whites have fully set.

6

Serve with chopped cilantro and salt and pepper to taste.

Southwest Baked Egg

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Southwest Baked Egg

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